Book your room at Riu Cancun All Inclusive
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Get an overview of this hotelFamily-friendly Cancún resort with 4 pools, beach
North side of island
The Riu Cancun Hotel is RIU’s All Inclusive resort with an unmatched location in the heart of Cancun’s hotel zone and across the street Plaza Caracol shopping center.
Four pools, water-sports equipment, 6 restaurants, 24-hour food/drink, day/night activities, and a disco are among the amenities included in the Riu's room rates.
Guestrooms and suites at Riu Cancún All Inclusive include balconies or terraces providing views of the sea or street, ceiling fans as well as air conditioning, minibars, and liquor dispensers.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and local beverages included
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Open from 9 AM until 5 PM
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Onsite live performances
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Snorkeling excursions
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Offsite tours
The Renova health-and-beauty spa, with complimentary women's and men's saunas and four-person spa tub, offers massage, body treatments, facials, hair and nail care, hair braiding, and waxing. (Surcharges for all spa and beauty services.) A small fitness room contains cardio and weight machines. A nightclub is also on site.
Guests of the Riu Cancun receive 90 minutes complimentary wireless Internet access in the resort lobby. Free wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Other amenities on site include laundry facilities, luggage storage, and babysitting/childcare.
- 24-hour front desk
- Arcade/game room
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Conference space
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free self parking
- Free WiFi
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Multilingual staff
- Number of floors - 14
- Number of outdoor pools - 4
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Pool sun loungers
- Poolside bar
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Spa tub
- Swim-up bar
- Tennis on site
- Total number of rooms - 569
- Wedding services
Family Friendly Amenities
- Arcade/game room
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
- Free Wi-Fi
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities
- Outdoor pools
Available in all rooms: WiFi (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Air conditioning
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Ceiling fan
- Climate control
- Free bottled water
- Free toiletries
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Daily housekeeping
- Flat-panel TV
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Iron/ironing board
- Private bathroom
- Satellite TV service
- Shower/tub combination
- WiFi (surcharge)
Where to Eat
Don Juan - Casual, air-conditioned dining room and open-air terrace. Beam ceiling. Table linens. Buffet breakfast and lunch. Theme-buffet dinner twice a week.
Kawachi - À la carte Japanese dinner restaurant with black furniture, white place mats, light-colored wood paneling. Reservations required. Dress code: long pants for men. (No sleeveless shirts.)
Sample menu for Kawachi
Restaurante Corazone - Air-conditioned dinner restaurant with oversize paintings of fruits, vegetables. Blue-and-yellow tile checkerboard floor. Dark-wood accents. Rodizio - Brazilian cuisine, a la carte restaurant for dinner. Reservations required in advance. Dress code: long pants for men. (No sleeveless shirts.)
La Mision - Open-air seaview restaurant with granite-top tables, rattan chairs, wrought-iron chandeliers. Continental breakfast. Buffet lunch. Mediterranean buffet dinner with cooked-to-order meat, chicken. Open afternoons for snack foods such as burgers, hot dogs, french fries.
Sports Bar - Open 24 hours for beer, tropical drinks, nachos, and microwave-oven sandwiches, burgers. Sports on TVs. Coin-operated pool tables and video games. Computers with high-speed Internet connections (surcharges).
La Punta - Expansive, air-conditioned lobby bar/lounge open mid-morning to late night.
La Fiesta - Twin bars in air-conditioned theater open early evening to late night.
Pacha - Disco bar open late for dancing.
El Faro - Open-air bar open mid-morning to late night.
Wet'n Drinking - Swim-up bar open mid-morning to early evening.
- Nightly entertainment, including music/dance shows, and karaoke, in an air-conditioned theater with upholstered seats
- Pool aerobics
- Beach volleyball
- Beach soccer
- Ping-Pong tournaments
- Darts tournaments
- Spanish lessons
- Dance lessons
- Kitchen tours
- Disco dancing (adults and children)
- Olympic games
- Crazy games
- Beer-drinking contests
Nearby Things to Do
Four pools provide different ambiences. A freeform, two-level, seaview "quiet pool" isolated at one end of the resort measures 41 meters (45 yards) long and features infinity edges. Paired with that pool is a 12-person spa tub elevated above the beach. Another freeform pool with an infinity edge measures 23 meters (25 yards) long. A third, 23-meter-wide (25-yard) pool contains jetted sections, in-water tables, and a swim-up bar. An irregularly shaped pool with shallow-water sections for lounge chairs measures 17 meters (56 ft) wide.
Furnished with thatched-roof palapas and lapped by water that remains calm in most weather, the resort's beach extends 200 meters (219 yards) along Cancún Island's north side, where it is protected from open-sea swells. The resort's entire waterfront contains garden-fringed sunbathing terraces with padded lounge chairs and umbrellas.
The resort offers snorkeling gear, boogie boards, kayaks, windsurfers, and small sailboats. Introductory scuba-diving lessons are offered in the pool without charge, and beginner, refresher, and certification instruction and excursions (surcharges for all) are also available. Independent operators on the beach rent personal watercraft and offer parasailing and banana-boat rides. The resort includes two lighted tennis courts.
Pok-Ta-Pok Golf Club is 1 km (0.75 mi) from the resort, and the Hilton golf course and driving range are 8.5 km (5.25 mi).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Parasailing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
Relax and indulge in a variety of treatments at the Renova Spa or sunbath alongside one of four freshwater swimming pools. A sauna, Jacuzzi, and gym are also at your disposal at the onsite spa.
- Manicures and pedicures
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible bathroom
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is Noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Due to Mexican government regulations, Riu Hotels and Resorts will no longer exchange US dollars for Mexican pesos at their properties located in Mexico.
We should mention
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.